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Noun: phratry  frey-tree
  1. People descended from a common ancestor; used especially of the ancient clans of Ireland
    - family, family line, folk, kinfolk, kinsfolk, sept

Derived forms: phratries

Type of: ancestry, blood, blood line, bloodline, descent, line, line of descent, lineage, origin, parentage, pedigree, stemma, stock

Encyclopedia: Phratry